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Can radiation therapy be used to prevent scar tissue regrowth?

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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Yes

Keloids are hypertrophic or very thick scars in predisposed patients who form them. They must be excised and the new incision radiated to prevent the keloid.
Treating a keloid as is does not get rid of it or shrink it with radiation.

In brief: Yes

Keloids are hypertrophic or very thick scars in predisposed patients who form them. They must be excised and the new incision radiated to prevent the keloid.
Treating a keloid as is does not get rid of it or shrink it with radiation.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Radiation can be used to treat keloids.
It is most commonly done right after (i.e. The same day) as the surgical removal of the keloid.

In brief: Yes

Radiation can be used to treat keloids.
It is most commonly done right after (i.e. The same day) as the surgical removal of the keloid.
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
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